Author Archives: Tommy Mcconnell

How the Avast Hack Could Have Been Prevented

With the right safeguards and technologies in place, many hacks are preventable. A great example of this is the recent hack on Avast. According to ZDNet, a security breach impacted Avast’s internal network. It’s believed the purpose of the attack … Read More

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2019

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Held every October, the event is a collaborative effort to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security and ensure US citizens have the resources they need to be safer and more … Read More

Impulse Employee Published by Security Boulevard

Impulse’s Technical Account Manager, Kirk Anderson, was recently published in Security Boulevard. Kirk’s article “NAC: Usability and Security for Users” discusses why Network Access Control (NAC) means that organizations no longer have to choose between security and usability on their … Read More

People happy about Impulse releasing new network security solutions.

SafeConnect NAC Version 7.0 Announcement

Users can deploy and operate SafeConnect Network Access Control Version 7.0 more independently than any prior version TAMPA, Fla. – Oct. 1, 2019 – PRLog — Impulse, the leader in context-aware network security and orchestration, announced the release of SafeConnect Network Access Control (NAC) Version … Read More

Recent ransomware attack on multiple businesses via a single source represented visually.

Using MSPs as an Attack Vector Ransomware Disrupts Multiple Organizations

Ransomware doesn’t always strike one place at a time. A recent ransomware attack shows it can strike multiple places simultaneously by targeting managed service providers (MSPs). These are organizations that small to medium businesses outsource IT needs to. This creates … Read More

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Impulse to Attend Florida Technology Summit

Impulse will attend the Florida Technology Summit in Tampa, Florida on November 12, 2019. Impulse is pleased to announce that it will be at the 2019 Florida Technology Summit. Impulse is the leading provider of Secure Access for traditional networks … Read More

Figurative representation of a multi-layered security plan, also known as defense-in-depth.

Multi-layered Security Via Network Access Control and Software Defined Perimeter

While Network Access Control (NAC) and Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) can both help improve your cyber security when used separately, they can do even more to help secure your network when used together as part of a multi-layered security plan. … Read More

Learn about Insider Threat Awareness Month and the Process of mitigating insider threats.

Insider Threats Get Their Own Month

Awareness that insider threats are every organizations weak spot is worth spreading, to that end Impulse would like to help spread the word to our customers that this month is the first annual Insider Threat Awareness Month. The event is … Read More

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Lessons From a 161 Million Record Database Data Breach

Each day, people share their information with websites in order to receive services. Unfortunately, those services can be insecure. According to scmagazine, a recent database data breach on a MoviePass subdomain exposed 161 million records. This could have potentially exposed … Read More

Impulse acquired by OPSWAT  |  December 12, 2019  | Press Release